We talk to new superintendent Austin Beutner about being an unconventional choice to run Los Angeles Unified School District, his vision, possible plans for charter schools, and the district’s financial troubles.
Austin Beutner on running LAUSD
From this Episode:
Superintendent Austin Beutner emphasizes kid-centric vision for LAUSD
On Tuesday, Austin Beutner was named LAUSD’s new superintendent. He’s held high-profile jobs at City Hall and the LA Times. He did very well in private equity before that....
12 min, 20 sec
Is Rudy Giuliani causing more trouble for Trump?
On Wednesday night, Rudy Giuliani said President Trump reimbursed attorney Michael Cohen for paying off porn star Stormy Daniels out of his own pocket. Giuliani admitted...
8 min, 37 sec
What is the nature of addiction?
Writer Leslie Jamison talks about her alcoholism, and how she tries -- as a writer -- to make the recovery story as interesting as the addiction story.
14 min, 30 sec